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Jon Faddis shows off his trumpet chops with Dizzy Gillespie, Moody, and Henricks 5

Posted on February 08, 2010 by Sweets

I just had to share this video with everyone. Jon Faddis is really something else. How he got his trumpet chops to be so strong, I will forever wonder. Anyway, this awesome Jazz video of Jon Faddis taking a trumpet solo in the presence of Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, and Jon Henricks. The thing I […] Read the rest of this entry…

James Morrison shows off multiphonics on trombone and alternates with trumpet over the blues 8

Posted on January 10, 2010 by Sweets

If you haven’t seen this Jazz video of James Morrison on You Tube yet, you’re in for a real treat. There are a whole bunch of cool things James Morrison (an Australian trumpet player/trombone player) shows off on. Switching back and forth between trombone and trumpet, multiphonics at the beginning on trombone, using a trombone […] Read the rest of this entry…

Impressive Allen Vizzutti Fire Dance trumpet solo 9

Posted on November 06, 2009 by Sweets

I love listening to Allen Vizzutti trumpet solos. Vizzutti is cool because he can do tunes like Fire Dance that sort of combine Jazz soloing along with classical trumpet technique that is really impressive. Things like double tonguing octaves, circular breathing, etc… Allen Vizzutti takes an awesome trumpet ride on this tune and an amazing […] Read the rest of this entry…

Variations on A Night in Tunisia by Allen Vizzutti

Posted on September 06, 2009 by Sweets

I ran across this interesting rendition of A Night in Tunisia trumpet solo cadenza by Allen Vizzutti on You Tube and I thought I would share it with you. Allen Vizzutti performed this excellent trumpet cadenza with the Temple Jazz Orchestra. Allen Vizzutti also demonstrates some really nice circular breathing techniques and cheesy stage humor […] Read the rest of this entry…

Tunisia Blues – an Arturo Sandoval creation 3

Posted on August 18, 2009 by Sweets

I love Arturo Sandoval, I really don’t know whether or not he came up with the Tunisia Blues – which is a blues break in A Night in Tunisia. Click the red play button to listen to Arturo Sandoval’s great trumpet performance, lots of great licks to steal in the video. One of the main […] Read the rest of this entry…

Eric Miyashiro trumpet high notes on Give It One 2

Posted on July 31, 2009 by Sweets

I had the great opportunity to live in Japan for 5 years. While I was stationed in Japan I also had the opportunity to meet Eric Miyashiro in person. It’s a funny story really, I was at a music store near Tokyo and heard a trumpet player doing two octave lip slurs in the distance. […] Read the rest of this entry…

Jon Faddis trumpet solo on Donna Lee 3

Posted on July 26, 2009 by Sweets

You’re going to love this Jon Faddis Jazz trumpet solo on Donna Lee. If you want to get right to the Jon Faddis trumpet solo, skip ahead on the video to 1:40 . I’m not saying the sax player isn’t worth listening to, I’m just trying to save some of your time as these are […] Read the rest of this entry…

Scott Englebright trumpet solo on Maynard Ferguson 3

Posted on June 28, 2009 by Sweets

If you haven’t watched this great Jazz video of Scott Englebright (aka “Scooter”) performing the tune Maynard Ferguson you’re in for a real treat. That’s right, Maynard Ferguson is the name of the tune. I always thought that was a weird name for a tune. What do you think? This was when Scott Englebright was […] Read the rest of this entry…



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